Singapore is the most marvelous and the handiest city that you will ever come across. Well-planned and beautifully executed, feels like built by one man. It is like a huge desk, with drawers and pigeonholes…where everything is there for everybody.
This awesome appraisal seems to be apt now, in spite of being a tiny island that is now transformed from an endearingly chaotic haven to an exotic, pristine place for tourism.
Singapore has acquired this reputation and these days the location is taken more as a touring spot. Since the place achieves the right balance between its traditional culture and westernized modernity street life. Now that you are all set to travel to Singapore, here are top five destinations that you should not miss when you are in this tiny vibrant country.
It’s like visiting a Sydney without missing the Opera House, that’s how it would be if you skip Esplanade when you are visiting Singapore. It is a famous centre for arts that has all kinds of exhibitions, concerts, opera, independent band performances and much more. The places are also equipped with exotic restaurants, and open air food court where you can relish mouth watering dishes.
The Island of Sentosa
It is a recreational island famous amongst tourists, popular for underwater observation, dolphin shows, swimming, and many other sport activities. There is this Asia’s most popular tropical Oceanarium that features different kinds of water species, fishes and a huge walk through aquarium that hosts hoards of aquatic life.
Jurong Park For Birds
This park has more than six hundred different species of the birds. It is said to be the largest of its kind in South East Asia since it has got all kinds of birds living here around the world. Within the park you will come across an African Waterfall, Lory Croft Aviary, Bird discovery center, and African wetlands.
The Flyer Observation Wheel
It is said to be world’s highest observation wheel located in Singapore. It is about one hundred and fifty in diameter and one hundred and sixty five meters in height which is travelling at a great speed. Each of these has twenty eight air-conditioned carriages with a size of a medium bus that can carry about 25 visitors. This wheel offers a breathtaking view of a Marina Bay and especially when you see at night it will be an amazing experience.
It is the most popular shopping mall just across the Bugis junction. Bugis is the name of the entire area with an outdoor fashion market. It is a semi-outdoor mall where you get to shop the brands at the modest price rates. Here everything is bargained and the visitors who are looking to buy any memento of Singapore than this is the right place to find one of your choice.
It will take your entire day if you decide to go on the shopping spree here. From clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, fake jewelry, sun glasses, and many electronic items are sold at negligible rates. It will require one whole day to explore the Bugis Street.
There are obviously exquisite places to see when you visit Singapore, but these are few that you shouldn’t be missing. These places are the combination of an adventure, fun and discovering new things about Singapore that you might have never come across unless you have visited. You can easily enjoy this cost effective trip to Singapore and enjoy the best hospitality, places around, mouth watering food and take back wonderful memories with you back home.
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